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Future of Ohio Bitcoin Program, Deemed Illegal, in Limbo

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Resuming Ohio’s attempt to allow cryptocurrency in certain tax payments is up in the air after the state’s top lawyer found a Bitcoin program launched by the former state treasurer was illegal. Republican Attorney General Dave Yost found then-Treasurer Josh Mandel skirted state law when he launched the OhioCrypto.com website last… Read More

Mandel Pushing Local Governments To Post Spending On Ohio Checkbook


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Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel is asking local governments to post their expenditures online. Mandel’s office sent letters to more than 18,000 government officials and local school boards around the state urging them to join OhioCheckbook.com. Mandel said his objective is simply to let Ohioans know how their tax dollars are spent. “What we’re trying to… Read More

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Ohio Spending Site Earns Group’s Highest Transparency Mark

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Ohio has moved from close to the worst in the nation to the top of a list in a watchdog group’s ranking of transparency in government spending. An annual U.S. Public Interest Research Group report released Wednesday credited Ohio’s 1st-place ranking to an online checkbook developed and launched last year by Treasurer Josh Mandel. The… Read More

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Kasich’s Office: Trip For Netanyahu’s Speech Costs $3,462

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s office says his trip to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress this month cost taxpayers about $3,462. The amount was released Tuesday to The Associated Press after a public records request. The office says the expense covers airfare, airport parking and hotel rooms for the Republican and two… Read More